Jason M. Organ

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E-Mail: JORGAN(at)jhmi.edu
Phone: 443-287-3902

1830 E. Monument St., Rm. 303
Baltimore, MD 21205 USA

  • Education:

  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2002
    B.A., Anthropology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1999

  • Research Focuses:
  • platyrrhine postcranial ecomorphology and locomotion
    Miocene hominoid paleobiology
    long bone articular surface development
    mammalian knee joint biomechanics
    tooth wear, jaw mechanics, and diet

  • Special Links:
  • Web resource for the "MomentMacro" for calculating cross-sectional moments

  • Curriculum Vitae:
  • Available upon REQUEST

  • Publications and Abstracts:
  • Organ J. 2006. Hanging around: the functional anatomy of primate tails. FASEB Journal 20:A845/505.2. Invited symposium for American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting: "Mammals In Motion: Studies In Functional Anatomy." (abstract)

    Organ JM. 2006. To grasp or not to grasp? Structure and function of platyrrhine caudal vertebrae. Amer. J. Phys. Anthropol. S42 (abstract)

    Organ JM, Ward CV. 2006. Contours of the hominoid lateral tibial condyle with implications for Australopithecus. J. Hum. Evol. 51:113-127. (visit Elsevier JHE page)

    Organ JM, Ruff CB, Teaford MF, Nisbett RA. 2006. Do mandibular cross-sectional properties and dental microwear give similar dietary signals? Amer. J. Phys. Anthropol. 130:501-507. (visit Wiley AJPA page)

    Organ JM, Teaford MF, Larsen CS. 2005. Dietary inferences from dental microwear at Mission San Luis de Apalachee. Amer. J. Phys. Anthropol. 128:801-811. (visit Wiley AJPA page)

  • Faculty Advisor:
  • Dr. Mark Teaford

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